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Israel Pemberton

Israel Pemberton, American merchant, philanthropist. member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1750-1756, 66; member Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures; member American Philosophical Society, 1768-1779.

Background

  • Pemberton, Israel was born on May 21, 1715 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Israel and Rachel (Read) Pemberton.

  • Career

    • Made fortune in father’s merc.

    Membership

    Member Pennsylvania Assembly, 1750-1756, 66. Member Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures. Member American Philosophical Society, 1768-1779.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Kirkbride, April.; married second, Mary Stanbury, December 21, 1747.
    • father: Israel Pemberton
    • mother: Rachel (Read) Pemberton
    • spouses: Sarah Kirkbride
    • Mary Stanbury
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    Born March 21, 1715
    Died April 22, 1779
    (aged 64)
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